U.S. firm wants rezoning for pot

Lafitte Ventures is a Canadian company set up by Privateer Holdings, a U.S. firm with a focus on making investments in the legal cannabis market. Lafitte CEO Brendan Kennedy, who is also listed as CEO of Privateer Holdings, said the company has been searching for a suitable sight across Canada for months before finding the Duke Point site. The owner of the property, More or Les Ventures Ltd., has accepted an offer on the land, Kennedy said.